[NAFEX] Currant pine blister rust hazzard
lreich at hvc.rr.com
Fri Nov 13 05:21:52 EST 2009
Blister rust was introduced about a hundred years ago. It came here
from Asia via Europe.
Lee Reich, PhD
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On Nov 12, 2009, at 8:33 PM, bluestem_farm at juno.com wrote:
> Another reason that I'd heard for the lifting of the restrictions is
> that there are so many wild Ribes in any place where there are
> native plants growing. I grow R. americanum and it certainly can
> get the blister rust--when it is not growing under ideal
> conditions. When it has plenty of water (it's a wet meadow/thicket
> plant) the leaves are a nice green. Give it too much sun and not
> quite enough water and they grow a speckling of orange spots. Is
> the blister rust a native pest, or was it introduced at some point
> in the past?
> Muffy Barrett
> Bluestem Farm
> South Central Wisconsin
> "I donâ€™t think the threat was bogus, just that there were too few
> white pines to be economically important where the restrictions were
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